The Bryan College baseball team hosted a doubleheader against NCAA Division II Emmanuel College today. The Lions won game one 8-3 and game two 13-1. The baseball team is now 22-13 on the season.
In game one, Emmanuel scored a run in the third inning. Bryan scored two in the bottom of the inning off of a two-run homerun by Justin Morhardt. Emmanuel crossed the plate twice in the fourth inning. The Bryan offense responded again in the bottom of the inning by scoring four runs. They added two more in the sixth inning, including a solo homerun by Tyler Latham.
Justin Morhardt led the offense with three runs batted in, two hits, and one run scored. Kevin Roberts finished with two RBIs, two hits, and one run scored. Tyler Latham recorded one RBI, three hits, and two runs scored. Kelvin McMiller tallied one RBI and two hits. Joey Underwood ended the game with one RBI, one hit, and one run scored. Crandon Wallace added three hits. Grant Zawadzki logged two hits and one run scored. Garrison Price and Cody Rhinehart had one hit apiece. Rhinehart and Garrison Price scored one run each.
Chad Burrows started on the mound and earned the win. He gave up three runs and six hits. Hunter Lamoureux pitched one and one-third innings and did not give up a hit. John Cain threw the last one and two-thirds innings. He gave up just one hit and struck out three batters.
In game two, Tyler Latham hit a solo homerun in the first inning to get Bryan on the board. The offense added four more runs in the second inning. Emmanuel scored their one run in the third inning. Bryan's offense exploded in the fifth inning with eight runs.
Tyler Latham led the offense with three runs batted in, one hit, and two runs scored. Cody Rhinehart recorded two RBIs, two hits, and two runs scored. Joey Underwood finished with one RBI, three hits, and two runs scored. Kelvin McMiller and Hunter Tipton logged one RBI, one hit, and one run scored apiece. Justin Morhardt, Garrison Price, and Grant Zawadzki added one RBI each. Zawadzki also scored two runs. Crandon Wallace tallied one hit and one run scored. Brookes Jones and Kevin Roberts crossed the plate two times apiece.
The Lions play again on Friday at home against Reinhardt University. The single nine-inning game is scheduled to start at 6:00pm ET.